The companies I see that are hiding infographics behind registration walls are missing the benefit of infographics, which is to deliver easy to understand information to the audience in a format that's also easy to share because it's completely contained within the image file.
The fashion scene in New Orleans is thriving. One of its most active promoters is the multi-talented and extremely fashionable Andi Eaton, founder, NOLA Fashion Week, designer, Hazel & Florange, and blogger, Oui We.
Many of us don't see that every detail, like the words we choose, contribute to our brand, even when we think no one's paying attention. The trick is to make our choices consciously, rather than randomly, as entrepreneurs are trained to do.
Have you noticed that it's easier to keep your house clean if you work on it a little each day rather than waiting until it gets really bad and needs an overhaul? It's the same with social media and any kind of listening tool.
Go anywhere in America as I have and you'll find smart business people just like those in North Carolina. What they have in common is the courage to bet on a big idea and a conviction that they don't have to sacrifice our air, water and land and our children's future in pursuit of profits today.
From that moment, Twitter was part of the problem. I had an account because I had a teenager. Isn't that how we all ended up on Facebook (eventually chasing them off)? But I had no intention of tweeting or retweeting. Ever.
So here is a better question. Which ONE social media site would you be on if you could only be on ONE site? For me the answer is still Facebook, but I am pretty darned close to changing that vote to Twitter.
Have you defined a direction for your life and business? Do you have your core values hammered out? Or do you feel yourself treading water - checking off accomplishments without making headway you actually feel good about?
Yes, I'm talking about your dream. Yes, that dream. Your big, larger-than-life size project that you know you're meant to be doing. The only problem is that it's not getting done. At all. Which actually makes total sense. Let me explain.
One of the first critical steps in building your business is hiring employees. Yet interviewing job candidates is often ineffective and, worse, presents abundant potential for costly mistakes and missed opportunities. Interviewing itself is far from foolproof.
You've sorted your online marketing and you're getting traffic. But you're losing sales. Why? I've compiled a list of the five main reason shoppers leave websites without buying, as well as what you can do about it.